Types of teams accepted: This is an international event. All teams registered and in good standing with their FIFA affiliated association are invited to apply. In the United States all USSF affiliates are invited including US CLUB Soccer, USYS, SAY, AYSO.
Boys and girls teams accepted
Level of Competition: Teams apply groups available for available at each level. Super Group (U14, 16 and 19) Gold = (U13-19) Silver = (U13-U19) Bronze = (U13)
Players may guest play or double roster on only one team in addition to their primary team
Double rostered players are limited to two per team
Length of games non-finals/finals:
U13 - U14: 70 minutes
U15 - U16: 80 minutes
U17 - U19: 90 minutes
Ball size: 5
Awards: 1st and 2nd place teams in all Playoff Flights will receive a team trophy and individual medals
Minimum number of games: four
Playoff procedures: All USA CUP U11-U19 teams play in a round robin - world cup group with ALL teams advancing to the playoffs. In age groups/flights with 4-13 teams all teams will advance to a single A playoff. In age groups/flights with 14 + teams the 1st and second place team from each group will advance to an A playoff and the remaining teams in the group will advance to a B playoff.